Code of Ethics

  1. Accuracy and Truthfulness: We strive to report the news accurately and truthfully. Our journalists verify information from multiple credible sources before publishing, ensuring the highest level of accuracy in our reporting.
  2. Fairness and Impartiality: We are dedicated to presenting news stories in a fair and impartial manner. We provide all relevant viewpoints and strive to represent diverse perspectives on issues of public interest.
  3. Independence: Markhor Times is independent of any political, commercial, or ideological influence. Our editorial decisions are not influenced by advertisers, sponsors, or outside interests.
  4. Integrity and Transparency: We conduct ourselves with honesty, integrity, and transparency in all aspects of our journalism. We disclose any conflicts of interest and strive to maintain the trust of our audience.
  5. Respect for Privacy and Sensitivity: We respect the privacy and dignity of individuals mentioned in our news coverage. We exercise sensitivity when reporting on matters of personal or sensitive nature.
  6. Accountability: We are accountable to our audience and the public. We welcome feedback, corrections, and constructive criticism, and we take responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in our reporting.
  7. Ethical Conduct: All employees of Markhor Times, including journalists, editors, and contributors, are expected to adhere to the highest ethical standards in their work. We reject plagiarism, fabrication, and any form of unethical behavior.
  8. Community Engagement: We value our relationship with our audience and actively engage with our community. We encourage open dialogue, participation, and interaction with our readers.
  9. Compliance with Laws and Regulations: We comply with all applicable laws and regulations governing journalism and media in Pakistan. We uphold press freedom and defend the rights of journalists to report without fear of censorship or persecution.
  10. Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation in our journalistic practices. We regularly review and update our code of ethics to ensure it reflects the evolving standards of our profession.